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Metadata Lead - Business Initiatives Consultant 3

Des Moines Township, MN
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At Wells Fargo, we have one goal: to satisfy our customers financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. Were looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where youll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargos Chief Administrative Office (CAO) consists of enterprise functions that work together to promote and protect the Wells Fargo culture and brand, and support our team members. Groups within CAO work to protect our reputation, tell our story, bolster team member engagement, connect with our customers, and bring new and innovative solutions to life. CAO functions include Commitment to Customer, Corporate Responsibility & Community Relations, Data Management & Insights, Human Resources, Marketing, and Stakeholder Relations.

Data Management Insights (DMI) is an organization that oversees the evolution of Wells Fargos enterprise data management model. This team is responsible for evolving our overall data strategy, defining governance and oversight and leading end to end architecture to support all foundational data for the company. This team utilizes and develops next generation analytic insights in order to meet our commitment to satisfy our customers financial needs. DMI defines how we use information across the company, align our business practices and support our continued focus on great customer experience and navigate our regulatory environment.

The Data Management Solutions Services (DMSS) team within Data Management & Insights (DMI) is a new and growing organization. The teams mission is to enable enterprise data governance capabilities, such as metadata management, data control and quality, stewardship management, etc. The team manages these capabilities in alignment with the enterprise data strategy, technology architecture, policies, and other data governance needs across the Wells Fargo enterprise.

This newly created role requires expert level understanding of metadata management concepts, experience with enterprise data governance capabilities, services and tools, and an ability to lead and influence discussions across a wide spectrum of audiences. The position will work closely with teams across the enterprise on metadata management initiatives, promoting understanding of enterprise standards and capabilities, and ensuring alignment with the enterprise data strategy and roadmap.


Builds and maintains relationships with internal clients to align their metadata practices with enterprise data governance policy, requirements, and capabilities

Provides leadership to partners across the enterprise on data governance policy and framework in support of the design and implementation of metadata solutions

Leads and designs communication, education, and evangelism around established metadata capture and maintenance practices

Represents the DMSS team in partner work efforts, providing data management experience, including an understanding of concepts, practices, procedures, and tools providing strong analytical, innovative and creative problem solving skills

Coordinates with others across DMSS to ensure partner requirements are evaluated against enterprise product designs and implementation roadmaps

May mentor and direct the work of more junior staff, including different levels of team members and contractors spread across multiple businesses and geographies

PREFERRED LOCATIONS: Charlotte, NC (preferred), Minneapolis, MN; Des Moines, IA; Frederick, MD. Will consider other Wells Fargo locations within the US.

Who We Are:

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, implementation, or strategic planning
  • 3+ years of data management experience including data modeling, data integrity and data quality
  • 4+ years of data analysis experience
  • 4+ years of Metadata experience
  • 2+ years of Governance and Compliance experience
  • 4+ years of experience leading stakeholder teams to design and develop strategies incorporating the use of data

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience defining and/or developing business initiatives that require integration of multiple technology systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance requirements surrounding the financial services industry
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in domain management, data dictionary and business glossary content
  • Experience working with data governance tools (Collibra, Ab Initio, Informatica) and other data technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and achieve results
  • Data Lineage experience: PDE level lineage, lineage harvesting recommendations and system level data flows
  • Experience with eONE, the Enterprise Data Environment (EDE), and data lakes
  • Understanding of EDG Policy implementation
  • Working knowledge of BCBS-239 principles and the G&O Framework


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.



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